State Week: Call For Police Reforms Gaining Traction
In the midst of nationwide protests and demands for police reforms, Governor J.B. Pritzker and Chicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot expressed their support for possibly requiring police officers to be licensed by the state. Also, as Illinois continues to see a decrease in COVID-19 metrics in Phase 3 of the Restore Illinois plan, other states are seeing a significant spike in cases and deaths. Meanwhile, Governor Pritzker signed off on an uncertain state budget.
WBEZ's Tony Arnold joins the panel this week.